Lurie Daniel Favors, "Afro State of Mind" & the "Center for Law & Social Justice"
Mississippi's First Black Senator:
Read the Washington Post article on Hiram Revel.
In the article: “I sedulously refrained from doing anything..."
Definition of sedulously: persistently or carefully maintained (Dictionary.com)
Dr. Jen Arnold & Bill Klein stopped by the studio today.
Lurie: "They recognized the system that they're in." "They have their own system for how to navigate it." "They have an infrastructure that allows them to function at a very high level in an environment that was exclusively created in ways that did not consider them and consider their needs."
Karen: "Her mother never let her wallow in anything."
"How many of us are atrophying our children...?"
Definition of atrophy: degeneration, decline, or decrease, as from disuse
From the petition:
"At the time of the crime for which he was convicted, Mr. Jones was a 19-year-old student athlete with a promising future, attending the University of Oklahoma on an academic scholarship. It is clear that Mr. Jones lacked an adequate defense, and that explicit racial bias played a significant role in the process from the beginning."
"They Came Before Columbus" by Ivan Van Sertima
"The reason why some of us aren't where we need to be, is because we just don't know what we need to know, to get there. So as I learn things, I'm sharing."
"Anybody that won't share knowledge, anyone that won't tell you things that you need...you have to challenge and question that person's character."